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Working At Home .. is a rapidly-growing phenomenon
fueled by an economic slowdown,
by age and race discrimination,
by company downsizing, mergers, layoffs, and bankruptcies,
by the myth of job security working for others,
by a desire for more life at home and less life on the road,
by the September 11, 2001 disaster,
and by the self-empowerment of the Internet.

Working At Home .. is suffering greatly
from a tarnished image,
fueled by an endless parade of con men,
working their trade in the online and offline worlds,
using misleading information and nonsense - ad nauseum,
preying on those with work and money problems,
for one purpose only - money.

And yet ..

Working At Home .. is a monumental success story
practiced daily by millions of hard-working people
who work: at home -or- from home.

Working At Home .. professions include:
animal trainers, automotive customizers, automotive repairmen,
beauticians, bookeepers, cake decorators, caregivers, caterers,
chimney sweeps, customer service representatives, day care nursery operators,
electricians, errand runners,
farmers, freelance IT professionals, fruit growers,
glass-windshields replacers, handymen, home remodelers, house cleaners,
landscapers, lawn movers, legal secretaries, local sub-contractors,
manicurists, medical transcriptionists, mobile oil changers,
painters, pet/house sitters, plumbers, rain gutter cleaners, seamstresses,
tailors, travel agents, tutors, web page designers, wine growers, writers, etc.
The list is endless.
The opportunities are all around you.

Working At Home .. is best achieved
by getting street-smart,
using common sense,
learning how to stop getting conned,
studying the work-at-home industry,
reviewing local and online success stories,
evaluating your personality, interests, and skills,
researching, investigating, and evaluating desirable opportunities,
then making an informed decision.

The Work-At-Home Reference Desk
was created
to help self-directed individuals
achieve self-employment sovereignty - locally or online.

Proceed carefully with an open mind ...
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classified ads (free) .. [Site]: Free Classified-Auction Reference Desk. [Details]: Free classified and auction portal. [RD:20050119].

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directory (marketing - Internet) .. [Site]: BizWeb2000.com, Links Directory. [Details]: Internet marketing portal; directory. [RD:20030224].
directory (opportunity - work at home) .. [Site]: Work At Home Index. [Details]: Work-at-home opportunities portal; human-edited directory. [RD:20030224].

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ebooks .. [Site]: Ebook Reference Desk. [Details]: Ebook portal. [RD:20030224].
ebooks (work-at-home) .. [Site]: WorkAtHomeBooks.com. [Details]: Work-at-home ebooks portal; free/forsale ebooks; related resources. [RD:20030224].
entrepreneur .. [Site]: Entrepreneur.com. [Details]: Entrepreneur portal; home of the famous Entrepreneur magazine; extensive resources. [RD:20030224].

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fraud .. [Site]: National Fraud Information Center. [Details]: Fraud portal. [RD:20030224].
fraud (employment) .. [Site]: USPS Inspection Service. [Details]: USA Postal Service resources on employment schemes. [RD:20030224].
fraud (Internet) .. [Site]: Internet Scambusters. [Details]: Internet fraud portal. [RD:20030224].
free .. [Site]: Free Reference Desk. [Details]: Free portal; 4.110
frugal living .. [Site]: Frugal Living Reference Desk. [Details]: Frugal living portal; exploring the wise world of low-cost living. [RD:20030224].

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guide (career, college, jobs) .. [Site]: Quintessential Careers. [Details]: Career, college, work portal; extensive resources. [RD:20030224].
guide (career, job hunting) .. [Site]: Careerhunters.com. [Details]: Career and job hunting resource guide; focus on work-at-home and telecommuting. [RD:20030224].
guide (making a living online) .. [Site]: Make A Living Online. [Details]: Step by step guide (part 1 of 5). [RD:20030224].

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letters (custom) .. [Site]: Custom Letters by Shannon. [Details]: Custom letters. [RD:20030224].
lifestyle (international) .. [Site]: EscapeArtist.com. [Details]: International lifestyle portal; extensive resources. [RD:20030224].

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magazine (work-at-home moms) .. [Site]: WAHM.com, The Online Magazine For Work-At-Home Moms. [Details]: Online magazine for work-at-home moms. [RD:20030224].
marketing (guerilla) .. [Site]: Guerilla Marketing Coach. [Details]: Guerilla marketing portal; excellent resources. [RD:20030224].
money (making) .. [Site]: ABC Review To Make Money. [Details]: Publicity; promotion; making money online. [RD:20030224].
money (making) .. [Site]: ActRich, Your Free Money Making Guide On The Internet. [Details]: Guide to making money on the Internet. [RD:20030224].
money (making) .. [Site]: All About Making Money Online. [Details]: Promote making money online products; some good background information. [RD:20030224].
money (making) .. [Site]: netpreneurs money making online free resource. [Details]: Making money online portal; netrepreneur oriented. [RD:20030224].

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newsgroups (work-oriented) .. [Site]: Google Groups. [Details]: Work-oriented newsgroups; specific to many states, countries, professions. [Note]: Google is the most convenient way to access newsgroups free on the Internet. The following list is a sampling of work-oriented newsgroups (many have sub-groups) which can be accessed, by pasting the newsgroup name into the URL window: alt.jobs, austin.jobs, ba.jobs, bc.jobs, bionet.jobs, biz.jobs, ca.jobs, chi.jobs, comp.jobs, dc.jobs, england.jobs, houston.jobs, il.jobs, la.jobs, misc.jobs, nyc.jobs, pa.jobs, pdaxs.jobs, pgh.jobs, phl.jobs, sdnet.jobs, seattle.jobs, uk.jobs, us.jobs, vegas.jobs. [RD:20030224].

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online worker .. [Site]: Online Worker Reference Desk. [Details]: Online worker portal. [RD:20050119].
opportunities (business - evaluating) .. [Site]: Better Business Bureau. [Details]: A self-explanatory site; good resource for checking out work-at-home business opportunities. [RD:20030224].
opportunities (business - work-at-home) .. [Site]: #1 Work At Home Business Opportunities. [Details]: Work-at-home business opportunities portal. [RD:20030224].
opportunities (business - work-at-home) .. [Site]: Internet Income Directory. [Details]: Work-at-home business portal; extensive list. [RD:20030224].
opportunities (money making) .. [Site]: Money Making Index. [Details]: Business opportunities portal. [RD:20030224].
opportunities (money making) .. [Site]: Zara's Fun Page. [Details]: Various money making programs. [RD:20030224].
organization (American Association of Home-Based Businesses) .. [Site]: American Association of Home-Based Businesses. [Details]: Non-profit organization supporting work-at-home businesses. [RD:20030224].
organization (Home Based Business Owners Association) .. [Site]: Home Based Business Owners Association. [Details]: Online virtual office for members. [RD:20030224].
organization (Home Office Association of America) .. [Site]: Home Office Association of America. [Details]: Work-at-home and small business resources. [RD:20030224].
organization (Independent Homeworkers Alliance) .. [Site]: Independent Homeworkers Alliance. [Details]: Work-at-home resources. [RD:20030224].
organization (National Association for the Self-Employed) .. [Site]: National Association for the Self-Employed. [Details]: Self-employment resources. [RD:20030224].
organization (Young Entrepreneurs Organization) .. [Site]: Young Entrepreneurs Organization. [Details]: Entrepreneurial resources. [RD:20030224].

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search engine (job) .. [Site]: jobsearchengine.com. [Details]: Job search engine; checks multiple job boards at once. [RD:20030224].
search engine (work-at-home) .. [Site]: Home Business Online. [Details]: Work-at-home search engine (directory). [RD:20030224].
search engine (work-at-home) .. [Site]: Work At Home Search, The Home Business Search Engine. [Details]: Home business search engine. [RD:20030224].
search engines (submission resources for) .. [Site]: selfpromotion.com. [Details]: Search engine submission portal; learn how to create search engine friendly webpages. [RD:20030224].
self-reliance .. [Site]: Self-Reliance Reference Desk. [Details]: Self-reliance portal; entrance to the world of self-reliance. [RD:20030224].
services (staffing) .. [Site]: officetec.com. [Details]: Staffing services; resources. [RD:20030224].
small business .. [Site]: Office Links. [Details]: Small business portal; extensive resources. [RD:20030224].
small business .. [Site]: OfficeMe.com, Home For Small Business. [Details]: Small business portal; extensive resource guide. [RD:20030224].
small business .. [Site]: SCORE, Counselors To America's Small Business. [Details]: Small business portal; Service Corp of Retired Executives; partnership with US Government Small Business Adminsitration. [RD:20030224].
small business .. [Site]: Small Business Administration. [Details]: Small business portal; USA government SBA site. [RD:20030224].
small business .. [Site]: TalkBiz News. [Details]: Small business how-to ezine; Paul Myers site. [RD:20030224].
small business .. [Site]: The Small Business Advisor. [Details]: Small or work-at-home business portal; good resources. [RD:20030224].
statistics (work-at-home) .. [Site]: Bureau of Labor Statistics. [Details]: Work-at-home statistics. [RD:20030224].

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telecommuting .. See: work (telecommuting)

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webmaster .. [Site]: Big Nose Bird.com, Everything You Need To Build Great Websites. [Details]: Webmaster resources portal; over 300 pages of free CGI Scripts, graphics, tutorials and tools for creating/maintaining websites. [RD:20030224].
webmaster .. [Site]: Webmaster Yellow Pages. [Details]: Webmaster portal; webmaster, web business owner, and website oriented. [RD:20030224].
work (directory of) .. [Site]: Top9 > Top 99 Employment Sites. [Details]: Popular job site portal; comprehensive list; 99 most popular. [RD:20030224].
work (freelance) .. [Site]: allfreelance.com. [Details]: Freelance work portal; freelancers, independent contractors, work-at-home oriented. [RD:20030224].
work (freelance) .. [Site]: Freelance Work Exchange. [Details]: Freelance work portal; good resources; complete access with monthly fee; jobs for writers, designers, programmers, etc. [RD:20030224].
work (freelance) .. [Site]: workaholics4hire.com. [Details]: Freelance work portal; free jobs listing. [RD:20030224].
work (general) .. [Site]: Employment911. [Details]: Work portal; reportedly searches 100 job sites at once; related work resources; free membership. [RD:20030224].
work (general) .. [Site]: FlipDog.com. [Details]: Work portal; jobs, employment, career resources. [RD:20030224].
work general) .. [Site]: Genuinejobs.com, Your Telecommuting Headquarters. [Details]: Work portal; fee based site. [RD:20030224].
work (general) .. [Site]: Jobsearchlink.com. [Details]: Work portal; links to extensive list of job sites; some useful work-at-home information. [RD:20030224].
work (general) .. [Site]: Monster.com. [Details]: Popular work portal. [RD:20030224].
work (general) .. [Site]: Resumegenie. [Details]: Work portal; job listings; subscribe to access. [RD:20030224].
work (general) .. [Site]: The Riley Guide. [Details]: Work resources portal. One of the best work resources available on the Net. Built by Margaret F Dikel. [RD:20030224].
work (hi-tech) .. [Site]: Triangle InterNetWorkers. [Details]: Hi-tech work portal; an offbeat site; some jobs listed for hitech workers. [RD:20030224].
work (moonlighting, part-time) .. [Site]: A2Zmoonlighter.com. [Details]: Moonlight, part-time work portal. Good resources for moonlighters and employers looking for them. Free basic membership. [RD:20030224].
work (online) .. [Site]: Online Worker Reference Desk. [Details]: Online worker portal. [RD:20050119].
work (paid while online) .. [Site]: The Paid To Be Online Page. [Details]: Paid while online work portal. Extensive resources. Good starting point for paid email, survey, surfing, etc., work. [RD:20030224].
work (senior) .. [Site]: Senior Job Bank. [Details]: Senior work portal. [RD:20030224].
work (telecommuting) .. [Site]: ClickNwork.com. [Details]: Telecommuting work portal; opportunities. [RD:20030224].
work (telecommuting) .. [Site]: June Langhoff's Telecommuting Resource Center. [Details]: Telecommuting work portal; good resources. [RD:20030224].
work (telecommuting) .. [Site]: Telecommuting Jobs. [Details]: Telecommuting work portal. Good selection of resources. Free work-at-home job listings. [RD:20030224].
work (telecommuting) .. [Site]: Telecommuting with Catherine Rosenberry. [Details]: Telecommuting work portal; good site. [RD:20030224].
work (telecommuting) .. [Site]: Telework Connection. [Details]: Telecommuting work portal. Resources: work, practices, products, services, etc. [RD:20030224].
work (telecommuting) .. [Site]: The Real Deal on Telecommuting. [Details]: Telecommuting work portal. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: 2Work-At-Home.Com, Leading The Way Home. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Job listings (no subscription required. Limited listings. Telecommuting. Homebased business information. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: The Entrepreneur's Home Business Link. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: HerHomeOffice.com. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Good resources. Somewhat women oriented. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Home-Based-Business-123.com. [Details]: Internet business success articles, related. Good information. Dave Turner's site. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Home-Based Business Online. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Ideas. Resources. Strategies. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Home Based Work.com. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Information on starting a work-at-home career. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Home Business Network. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Thousands of small/home business websites reviewed by viewers. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Home Business Online. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: HomeJobsPlus.com. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Free accessible job listings. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: HomeWorkersNet. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Free job listings. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Ivillage. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Money-At-Home.com. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Money Making Index. [Details]: Work-at-home opportunity portal. Extensive listings. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: MoneyMakingMommy.com. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; good resources. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: SOHO Online, Small Office Home Office. [Details]: Home/small business portal; good resources. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: SOHO Jobs. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; popular site; extensive free job listings. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: The Small Business Advisor. [Details]: Advice for starting and operating a small or home based business. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: The Work-At-Home.Com. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; good selection of resources. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Work at Home Careers.com. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Work At Home Dot Com. [Details]: Work-at-home business opportunity portal; links. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Work At Home Job Solutions. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Significant resources mixed with many promotions. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Work At Home Index, Link Directory. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; extensive lists. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Work At Home Parents. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; parent-oriented. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Work At Home Success. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Work at home. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Honest article about personal experience of working at home. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Work At Home Find. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; links. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: workathomehaven.com. [Details]: Work-at-home opportunity portal; merchant accounts. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home .. [Site]: Work At Home Netpreneur Resources. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; netrepreneur-oriented. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home (women-oriented) .. [Site]: Dot Com Mommies. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; women-oriented. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home (women-oriented) .. [Site]: eworkingwomen.com. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; women-oriented. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home (women-oriented) .. [Site]: Moms Work At Home Online. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; women-oriented. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home (women-oriented) .. [Site]: Women's Work. [Details]: Small business portal; women-oriented. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home (women-oriented) .. [Site]: Work @ Home Moms Webpage. [Details]: Work-at-home portal; women oriented. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home (women-oriented) .. [Site]: Work At Home, Mom. [Details]: Work-at-home portal. Women-oriented. Paid membership to access all resources. [RD:20030224].
work-at-home schemes .. [Site]: Better Business Bureau. [Details]: Profiles common work-at-home schemes, and how to avoid them. [RD:20030224].
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